Fun fact about me: I love all beauty products, but I'm drawn to miniature versions of them like a moth to a flame. This is for the obvious reason that they're cute (in the same way that little Nike sneakers for babies are cute). One of the many things I missed about traveling over the past 15 months was buying and using travel-sized beauty products. I know that there are many far more important things to miss about traveling, but sometimes it's the little things (pun intended).
I finally have a few trips on the horizon, and I've been ordering travel sizes accordingly. While recently scrolling through the mini offerings on Sephora, I couldn't help but think back to when I first started traveling regularly (circa 2006). The only travel-sized products I could ever find were the measly offerings at the drugstore. Now that selection is far more robust, as is the selection of luxury beauty products in mini sizes. Brands seem to have gotten the memo loud and clear.
Since you're reading this, I'm guessing that you too may have just booked a trip, so scroll to shop the best travel-sized products and enjoy continuing your self-care routine away from home.
Dr. Jart+ Mini Cicapair Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment SPF 30 ($19)
If you're like me and are obsessed with Tiger Grass, now you never have to be without it.
The only primer I've tried that I actually like.
Supergoop Mini Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40 ($20)
The rumors are true: This never gets greasy.
Shani Darden Mini Retinol Reform ($30)
I'm delighted that my favorite Shani Darden product comes in a mini size now.
Versed Dew Point Moisturizing Gel-Cream ($15)
This lightweight cream is excellent under makeup in the summer.
Oribe Supershine Moisturizing Crème ($20)
I just started using this again after an eight-year hiatus, and now I don't want to be without it.
Nuface Mini Facial Toning Device ($209)
This little device works wonders in an instant.
Merit The Minimalist Perfecting Complexion Stick ($38)
Concealer and foundation in one means less room taken up in your makeup pouch.
Malin + Goetz Travel Size Essential Kit ($32)
Everything you need.
Moroccanoil Travel Size Moisture Repair Set ($21)
This is my favorite shampoo and conditioner for a beach vacation.
La Roche-Posay Anthelios Melt-In Sunscreen Milk Body & Face Sunscreen Lotion Broad Spectrum SPF 60 ($22)
An essential no matter where you're traveling to.
Nars Mini Afterglow Lip Balm Duo ($22)
These moisturizing balms leave the prettiest hint of color.
Byredo Gypsy Water Roll-On Perfumed Oil ($78)
I don't remember the last time I traveled without this.
Nars Mini Radiant Creamy Concealer ($13)
I've been traveling with this concealer for years.
Wet Brush MultiPack Squirt Detangler Hair Brushes Pack of 3 ($12)
Over 4000 Amazon shoppers loved these enough to leave a review.
Riki Loves Riki Riki Cutie Portable Lighted Mirror ($55)
Never fret about dim hotel bathroom lighting again.
Patchology FlashPatch Rejuvenating 5-Minute Eye Gels ($15)
I'll try anything that makes me look refreshed in five minutes.
Ouai Mini Wave Spray ($12)
Your hair will look and smell divine.
Drunk Elephant Mini Protini Polypeptide Moisturizer ($22)
This is one of my all-time favorite moisturizers for year-round use.
Nivea Soft Moisturizing Crème Pack of 3 ($7)
This can double as a hand cream or body lotion.
Laura Mercier Mini Tinted Moisturizer Oil Free Natural Skin Perfector Broad Spectrum SPF 20 ($25)
Just the right amount of coverage and SPF protection.
Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Intensive Pore Exfoliating Treatment Mini Size ($25)
This was one of my first beauty product splurges, and I still use it to this day.
Glossier Milky Jelly Cleanser ($9)
This soothing cleanser is great for travel-weary skin.
Cute and convienent.
Fur Ingrown Eliminator ($22)
In case you haven't heard, these are very effective.
Drunk Elephant Mini T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial AHA + BHA Mask ($28)
Fresh Mini Soy Makeup Removing Face Wash ($11)
Even though this doesn't foam, it makes your face feel incredibly clean.
Bioderma Sensibio H2O Micellar Water ($5)
I will gladly make room in my vanity case for this.
Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Mini Alpha Beta Extra Strength Daily Peel ($17)
I've never met a beauty editor who isn't obsessed with these skin-brightening peel pads.
Biossance Mini Squalane + 70% Alcohol Hand Sanitizer ($5)
Small and chic.
Augustinus Bader Mini The Rich Cream With TFC8 Face Moisturizer ($85)
Trust me—this moisturizer is worth it.
Net-a-Porter Summer Refresh Beauty Kit ($90)
Everything you need.
Bioderma Atoderm Shower Gel ($6)
This fresh-smelling body wash is the one I use at home too.
Chloé Eau de Parfum Pen Spray ($34)
I get so many compliments when I wear this scent.
Armani Beauty Mini Luminous Silk Perfect Glow Flawless Oil-Free Foundation ($44)
This holy-grail foundation makes your skin look flawless sans the cakiness.
Anastasia Brow Gel ($9)
This is the #1 clear brow gel in my book.
Jiefu Bath Sponges Set of 8 ($8)
I've reordered these from Amazon more times than I can count.
Aesop Departure Travel Kit ($53)
You really can't go wrong with Aesop ever.
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